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Emergency crews were called to a gravel truck fire in the Highway 400 southbound lanes south of County Road 89 around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. There were no injuries. An initial investigation is leading to a brake fire as the cause. Northbound and southbound lanes were closed at one point because of smoke from the fire. One lane of the southbound lanes will be shut down for a few hours while the scene is cleared. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Truck fire on Hwy. 400

Emergency crews were called to a gravel truck fire in the Highway 400 southbound lanes south of County Road 89 around 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Christine Tucker, owner of Leira Events, was one of two dozen new Central Ontario businesses launched during the 2014 Showcase Your Business trade show held Wednesday at the Business Enterprise Resource Network in Barrie. Mark Wanzel Photo

Getting down to business

Christine Tucker, owner of Leira Events, was one of two dozen new Central Ontario businesses launched during the 2014 Showcase Your Business trade sho

The Barrie Colts novice select team recently won the Stouffville Year Ender Bender Tournament. The team roster includes Jonah Duval, Caleb Tiffin-Seminara, Hudson Forsyth, Jayden Roles, Logan Tucker, Isaac Urbach, Mathieu Inglis, Sherwin Stokes, Dominic Miller, Justin Miller, David Barnes, Jake Fowler, Micheal Diveto, Thomas King, Connor Lefave, Noah Johnston, David Kennedy. The staff includes head coach Marc Duval, assistants Derek Roles and James Lefave, and trainer Steve Urbach. SUBMITTED

Novice three-peat

With the odds stacked against them, the Barrie Colts novice select team fought through adversity and won a third-straight tournament championship.

Members of the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia recently held their weekly meeting at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) to present the hospital with the final installment of a $350,000 pledge for the RVH expansion. SUBMITTED

Rotary finishes the job

Members of the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia recently held their weekly meeting at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

     

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